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Day 1 (2015):courting habits | btvs, marvel:mcu | pairing

Title: courting habits
Rating: FR13
Word Count: 1333
Disclaimer: Marvel:MCU and all related characters are copyright of Marvel Entertainment and Stan Lee. Buffy the Vampire Slayer are copyright of Joss Whedon and ME. No infringement intended.
Prompter/Prompt: pixieinthedark request Buffy/Clint; “Pairing story; Stark Christmas party and the craziness that happens. Chaos and making Janus proud—but not too proud.



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Day 17 [2015] . The Red Shirt Job . Leverage x Star Trek (AOS); T

Title: The Red Shirt Job
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: T
Prompt/Prompter: [personal profile] edenfalling, who asked for: "The Leverage crew are hired to do something about corruption in Starfleet after the events of Star Trek Into Darkness."
Spoilers: General for Leverage; Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Notes: Incidentally, where was Carol Marcus in Star Trek: Beyond, anyway?

Summary: "Seriously. How does this not bother you," Alec said, staring at the mirror as he tugged the hem of his primary-colored overtunic into place. 1100 words.

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Day 16 [2015] . Breaking Out of an Infinite Loop . Person of Interest x Terminator: tSCC; T

Title: Breaking Out of an Infinite Loop
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: T
Prompt/Prompter: [personal profile] sulien, who asked for: "Terminator (any) + Person of Interest. John Connor's number comes up and he realizes that John Reese is his grandfather when they meet. Who protects who?"
Spoilers: Season 3-ish for Person of Interest, canon-divergence AU for Terminator: the Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Notes: Let me tell you. Figuring out how to make John Reese, who only acquired that last name in 2005, into John Connor's grandfather took some mental gymnastics and twisty attempts at worldbuilding. Hope the result entertains. :)

Summary: Whatever John and his mom had done trying to stop the iteration where everything ended on April 21, 2011 had apparently rearranged the timeline enough for more than one competing AI to enter the picture... 3000 words.

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Day 15 [2015] . Two Damsels, Hold the Distress . Person of Interest; T

Title: Two Damsels, Hold the Distress
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: T; mild het
Prompt/Prompter: rose_griffes, who asked for: "Carter case fic. The more interacting with her and Shaw, the better. (Carter/Reese optional, but I'd rather have it on the side than the main dish, if that makes sense.)"
Spoilers: Person of Interest, canon-divergence AU for mid-season 3
Notes: A scene from a case fic, rather than the whole novella: capturing a moment, in a world that might have been if Simmons' aim had been a little off.

Summary: In the aftermath of the final showdown with HR, some things are different, and some are the same: Carter, on a case with Shaw. 2600 words.

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lm - slayer

Day 14 [2015] . Repeat the Sounding Joy . B:tVS x Avengers; T

Title: Repeat the Sounding Joy
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: T; mild het
Prompt/Prompter: pixieinthedark, who asked for: "Buffy/MCU, Buffy/Clint please. Xmas cuteness between the two. Maybe presents exchange or just chilling :)"
Spoilers: B:tVS post-"Chosen"; post-Thor 2 and pre-Cap 2 in the MCU timeline
Notes: Now that I've finally figured out how I want to deal with the rest of Phase 2 (and not deal with Phase 3) in the Best Job Ever 'Verse, and the requester was okay with this being part of it: a continuation. Warning: fluff inside!

Summary: Clint looked slightly perplexed as he opened the door of his tower suite to Buffy, three days after Christmas. 2500 words.

Earlier parts in this series are at the AO3: Cat-Herding for Fun and Profit

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Day 13 [2015] . Acquiring a Frame of Reference . Thor; gen

Title: Acquiring a Frame of Reference
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: PG
Prompt/Prompter: for pronker - "MCU; Thor is astounded at what goes on in his fans' heads regarding their creative output: fic, YouTube vids, cosplay, etc. Please, no pairings, and if he manages to catch himself on the big screen in some fashion, all the better. (In character; no 4th wall breaking.)"
Spoilers: Post-"Thor: the Dark World"
Notes: Wound up more thinky than funny? But I made a valiant attempt.

Summary: Thor attends a WizardWorld Comic Con. 1500 words.

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starlord

Day 12 [2015] . Not That Unique of a Thing . Guardians of the Galaxy x Jurassic World; gen

Title: Not That Unique of a Thing
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: PG-13
Prompt/Prompter: for milady78 - "How about Peter Quill runs into Owen Grady. Peter's reaction to the fact that there are real dinosaurs on earth would likely be fun."
Spoilers: Post-movie for both GotG Vol. 1 and Jurassic World
Notes: Title's a quote from Guardians. Going to finish these eventually, I swear...

Summary: Star-Lord, meet the Alpha Velociraptor. 1800 words.

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objects in space

Day 11 [2015] . half of writing history is hiding the truth . Firefly x Walking Dead; gen

Title: half of writing history is hiding the truth
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: PG-13
Prompt/Prompter: for thisis.thenewnormal - "River doesn’t like this planet and the dead, silent things that inhabit it. Though, at least these things aren’t as smart, or as loud as Reavers."
Spoilers: Post-movie for Firefly; any later season for The Walking Dead
Notes: Sorry it's taken so long! It took me awhile to figure out how to manage a direct crossover . (BTW: current goal is to open the next prompt post on Sunday, to post on my own journal starting on Valentine's Day, while finishing the rest of 2015's here in January.)

Summary: No minds to read, not even the voiceless ghosts of Miranda; someone has made these people into things, and that thought makes River's feet itch to begin their dance. 2000w.

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fast and furious

Day 10 [2015] . An Energy Like No Other - 2/4 . Fast and Furious x Transformers; slash

Title: An Energy Like No Other: 2/4
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: PG-13
Prompt/Prompter: for ymfaery - The next installment of the F&F/Transformers series.
Spoilers: AU fusion post-Fast Five and parallel to TF: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Notes: I wrestled with this one awhile - but in the end, it insisted on being chapter 2 of the previous fic for this prompt and prompter; there will probably be a couple more scenes before the specific storyline's complete.

Summary: "Wait, my files?" Simmons replied to Brian, voice going even stiffer. "The whole planet's in danger again, and my files are the thing that actually gets you to call?" 3100w.

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the rock

Day 9 . The Benefits of Inter-Agency Cooperation . B:tVS x Fast and Furious

Title: The Benefits of Inter-Agency Cooperation
Author: jedibuttercup
Disclaimer: The words are mine; the worlds are not
Rating: T; het
Prompt/Prompter: syddracc, who asked for "Shaw had demons working for him and the DSA sends Buffy to help Hobbs and the team deal with them. Sparks fly between Buffy and Hobbs!"
Spoilers: Post-series for Buffy, no comics; set during Fast & Furious 6.
Notes: Not quite the letter of the prompt, but close. Hope you enjoy!

Summary: Owen Shaw had demons working with him, too. Fortunately, Hobbs had another consultant in mind for that aspect of the job: Buffy Summers. 1600w.

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